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LAO reintroducing merit consideration for Consent and Capacity Board appeals

Published November 6, 2017

Legal Aid Ontario’s Mental Health Appeals program will once again consider merit for Consent and Capacity (CCB) appeals, beginning November 20, 2017. Appeals with little or no merit will no longer be funded. The new merit assessment test will include a mandatory stage, requiring area committees to consider reasonable likelihood of success of appeals based…

Expansion of Judicial Pre-Trial pilot process

Published September 21, 2016

Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) is working with the Ontario Court of Justice, criminal defence bar and the Ministry of the Attorney General on a pilot project to fund matters in participating Ontario Court of Justice locations where a second JPT or substantially similar event has been scheduled. This pilot will run until March 31, 2018…

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